16 July 2018

China fires back at U.S. tariffs with WTO complaint


July 16 (UPI) -- China filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization on Monday over the United States' plan to put tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods. The announcement by China's Ministry of Commerce, seeking a legal remedy, comes a week after the administration of President Donald Trump published a preliminary list of over 6,000 Chinese products to which it seeks to assign an additional 10 percent tariff. Those tariffs were announced after Beijing retaliated for a prior U.S. tariff [...]